Kurzweil Forte SE 88 Key Stage Piano/Synthesizer/Workstation
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- 88 note fully-weighted hammer-action keybed with velocity and aftertouch
- 2GB of sounds
- 188MB of non-volatile user flash memory
- 16 part multitimbral, 128 note polyphony
- 32 multi FX units onboard
- Multitrack sequencer
The Kurzweil Forte SE brings your performance to new heights with its astonishing sound quality, dependability and user-friendly operation.
2 Gigabytes of Sounds!
Hear the new High Definition Japanese Grand (optimised especially for the SE) and German D Grand, featuring 'KSR' - Kurzweil String Resonance. Also included are a wide selection of tailored sounds from the acclaimed Forte® (EP, Clav, Celeste, Crotales, Harpsichord), as well as PC3 Series and KORE 64™ expansions - all handcrafted to deliver unprecedented expressiveness with an obsessive attention to detail.
V2.00 adds 256 new Programs plus over 80 new Multis!
Patented FlashPlay® Technology
Flash-Play® powers the Forte® SE with 2 GB of on-board sample content with zero-loading time, loads of powerful DSP and ultrafast performance.
188 Megabytes User Sample Memory
Load up to 188 MB of your own custom samples into non-volatile flash memory. Supported sample formats: .WAV, .AIF (up to 16 bit / 96kHz) and Kurzweil formats (.P3K, .KRZ, .K25, .K26).
Deep native editing? Look no further. The Forte® SE now grants full access to Kurzweil's legendary Variable Architecture Synthesis Technology directly from the front panel. With 32-layers per program, each offering its own signal path and a host of modular DSP tools, the Forte® offers a wealth of sound creation and modification that is truly immense.
Powerful FX Engine
Now featuring 32 FX units of horsepower. Enjoy award-winning Reverbs, Delays, Choruses, Flangers, Phasers, Distortions, Rotary Amplifiers, Compressors and more including the new Spectral 4-Tap and Spectral 6-Tap FX - all fully editable from the user-interface.
K.S.R. - Kurzweil String Resonance
Piano string resonance modeling for enhanced acoustic piano performance!
KB3 ToneReal™ Organs
Modelled after classic organs. Featuring all the controls you want and more, including 9 realistic drawbars.
88-note Italian Hammer-Action Keyboard
Every sound within the Forte® SE is perfectly matched to its 88-note fully-weighted Italian hammer-action keyboard with aftertouch.
Built-in multitrack sequencer with extensive editing tools.
8 Simultaneous Arpeggiators
Looking for a pulse? Activate up to 8 independent Arps (1 per program, 8 per Multi) and discover the new 'Step Sequencer' environment!
Live Audio Input with FX
Plug in and jam along with your favourite music player. The 1/8 inch (3.5mm) Audio Input sports its own dedicated real-time FX. Sweeten your backing tracks for live performance and internally mix the signal with the Forte SE's own output.
Front Panel Master 3-Band EQ
Room too boomy? Need to add some punch? No problem. Dial it in with the Master EQ section featuring Bass, Treble and sweepable Midrange.
23 Programmable Physical Controllers
9 Sliders (with brilliant LED ladders), 6 Switches, 2 Wheels, 3 Switch Pedal Inputs (which support half-damper for pianos), 2 Continuous Control Pedal Inputs and Aftertouch. (1 sustain/switch pedal is included).
Easy Access Controls
Dedicated -/+ Transpose, Tap Tempo and sound Variation controls conveniently located right above the Pitch/Modulation wheels.
Easy Category and Program/Multi selection featuring customisable category defaults, and new 'Surf-n-Select' navigation, allowing you to search for and pre-select your next Program/Multi without interrupting the current selection.
Access your Favorite sounds with ONE button press! Conveniently located right below the Forte® SE's display.
Free Software Editors
Using your Mac/PC or iPad, get deeper into editing your Forte® SE's Programs, Multis and Effects!
Dimensions and Weight
Dimensions (H x D x L): 13.2 x 38.6 x 124.2cm / 5.2 x 15.2 x 48.9 inches
Weight: 18.5 Kg / 40.8 lbs.
This product will be ordered in from our suppliers as required. Please contact us for availability.
This item is normally sent to Mainland UK addresses by DPD Local who generally provide a one-hour window of delivery on the morning of delivery by email or text message.
FREE delivery within mainland UK
UK Non-Mainland: from £12
Rep. of Ireland and Mainland Europe: from £15 (calculated at checkout). Please see our international delivery page or contact us for details.
Kurzweil Warranty Information: 1 Year
Please note this information is provided for guidance only as manufacturer warranties may be updated from time to time
3 years warranty for VIP members
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